Milestones: Dec. 12, 1927

Engaged. William Hanford ("Big Bill") Edwards, 51, president since 1925 of the American Professional Football League, onetime Collector of Internal Revenue in New York by appointment of the late President Woodrow Wilson, onetime (1907-13) Commissioner of the Street-Cleaning Department of New York City; to Mrs. Norma Jones Steelsmith, Pelham (N. Y.) schoolteacher.

Married. Miss Constance S. du Pont, daughter of Irenee du Pont (explosives, industrial chemicals, motors), onetime (1919-26) President of the E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.; to one Colgate W. Darden Jr.; at Wilmington, Del.

Married. Miss Olivia Devereux...

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